Security

05 Dec

Cloud Backup Solutions – Insurance for your data – increased redundancy

At Cloud Backup Solutions we are continually monitoring and analysing our environment to ensure it is running at peak performance for our customers. This includes, but is not limited to: capacity management, space management, server, security and software upgrades, ultimately resulting in our overall ability to provide our customers with the most effective and available service … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Insurance for your data – increased redundancy

19 May

Cloud Backup Solutions – Environment Upgrade v6.7.2

This morning we upgraded our environment to the latest version 6.7.2. This upgrade includes device application upgrades for eligible supported operating system versions. Version 6.7 focuses on performance improvements and enhancements to existing features. This release also includes numerous bug fixes. Highlights include: * Faster restores, both for administrators performing web restores, and for users … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Environment Upgrade v6.7.2

17 Jan

Cloud Backup Solutions – Moving into 2018 and beyond

Happy New Year to our existing and prospective customers. Moving into 2018, let’s jump straight into the good news we have to share: * Our pricing structure remains the same – we have no price increases planned for this year* * Our distributor/reseller program has been revamped, with entry-level bronze distributor discounts increased to 20%, providing … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Moving into 2018 and beyond

09 Jul

Cloud Backup Solutions – Environment and Security Upgrade

The Cloud Backup Solutions environment has been successfully upgraded to v6.0 of the CrashPlan PROe server platform. This upgrade brings a substantial increase in security features as well as new functionality. Existing users will see no specific changes unless force-upgrading from v4.x of the CrashPlan application to either v5.x or v6.x. In addition to this, … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Environment and Security Upgrade

15 May

Cloud Backup Solutions – Protecting against WannaCry ransomware

Most people will probably have heard of the new WannaCry ransomware that was released on 12th May 2017. It affected major systems across the world, spreading at a phenomenal rate and even affected the National Health Service in the UK. It was quickly closed down through the simple registration of a domain name by a … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Protecting against WannaCry ransomware

26 Oct

Cloud Backup Solutions supports Mac OS X Yosemite

Our Cloud Backup Solution has been upgraded to fully support backup clients on Mac OS X Yosemite, released by Apple on 16th October 2014. You may need to download legacy Java 6 (Java for OS X 2014-001) from Apple at http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1572 if you do not already have this installed. The backup client will prompt you … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions supports Mac OS X Yosemite

15 Oct

Cloud Backup Solutions – Serious About Security

Our Cloud Backup service uses 448 bit blowfish encryption locally on your computer to ensure that your files are encrypted prior to transmission over a TLS secured connection to our cloud servers. Additionally, because we are serious about security, the Cloud Backup Solutions website is now 100% secured by SSL. This means that even the … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions – Serious About Security

10 Apr

Cloud Backup Solutions Security Update

A serious vulnerability in the OpenSSL library was published on April 7th 2014 as CVE-2014-0160. This bug is being referred to as Heartbleed and more information can be found at www.heartbleed.com. This is the software that drives secure websites, sometimes referred to as SSL or HTTPS websites, and affects many millions of secure sites globally. … Continue reading Cloud Backup Solutions Security Update

19 Nov

Cloud Backup Solutions can protect you from CryptoLocker

There is a new criminal trojan doing the rounds – called CryptoLocker, it affects Windows systems, encrypts your files and holds them at ransom, requiring the end user to make a payment before the files can be decrypted. If the payment is not made by the certain deadline, their unique private decryption key is destroyed and your files will never be recoverable.

27 May

Solution overhaul, free trial and features summary

We’ve recently completely overhauled our service and revised the pricing for our South African cloud backup service ! We now have a much more affordable pricing structure and there are no hidden costs – the price covers inclusion of all your bandwidth, storage and support services.